• BNP terms HC verdict ‘historical’

    BNP terms the yesterday’s High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment as “historical”.

  • Driving on the wrong side

    That the High Court had to issue a rule, asking the authorities concerned to explain by two weeks as to why they should not be directed to stop...

  • Bangladesh HC scraps 16th amendment

    The Jatiya Sangsad again lost the power to remove a Supreme Court judge on grounds of incapacity or misconduct as the High Court yesterday scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment that restored the parliament's authority. The HC declared that the amendment is illegal, unconstitutional and against the principle of the separation of state powers and the independence of the judiciary.

  • Ministers, MPs criticise HC ruling on 16th amendment

    Three ministers and a number of treasury and opposition bench MPs criticise a High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment to the constitution empowering the House to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • OPINION: Will the lawbreakers listen to the HC?

    It’s hard not to punch your fist in the air and say ‘Yes!!’ when you read something like ‘HC move to stop wrong side driving in Dhaka’. Finally, someone is doing something about this preposterous level of highhandedness displayed by people who are either truly very important or think they are very important.

  • HC move to stop wrong side driving in Dhaka

    High Court has issued a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain by two weeks as to why they should not be directed to stop plying of vehicles on the wrong side of roads in Dhaka city.

  • Compensation hard to ensure

    She was gang raped by railway employees at the railway rest room in Kolkata while travelling in India on February 26, 1998. The incident triggered outrage. Maitree, a network of 42 women's groups and NGOs in Kolkata, moved to Kolkata High Court seeking compensation for the 27-year old Shefali Begum (name changed to protect her identity).

  • Appointment issue ignored

    The constitution has two specific provisions that ask the parliament to make laws for the appointment of a judge to the Supreme Court and also for the removal of a sitting judge by the House.

  • Tonu killing: HC bench drops plea for judicial enquiry

    For the second time in two days, a High Court bench drops a writ petition that sought a judicial enquiry into the murder of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

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    HC orders Udayan school to probe torture on student

    High Court directs the principal of Udayan Higher Secondary School in Dhaka to probe allegation of torture on a class VIII student by a teacher.

  • HC asks govt to provide treatment to Magura’s tortured madrasa student

    The High Court directs the government to take necessary steps to provide treatment of 10-year-old madrasa student Abujar Rahman, who was tortured by his teacher for four months.

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    Graft case: HC to hear Khaleda’s pleas tomorrow

    High Court fixes tomorrow for hearing two petitions filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging a lower court order that had rejected her two applications in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.

  • Tonu murder: HC drops writ petition for judicial probe

    The High Court yesterday dropped from its hearing list a writ petition filed seeking its order for holding a judicial enquiry into

  • Graft case: Khaleda challenges plea rejection orders

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files two separate petitions with the High Court challenging a lower court order that rejected her two petitions in Zia Charitable Trust graft case on April 17, 2016, Sunday.

  • Graft case: Court bins 2 pleas of Khaleda

    A Dhaka court rejects two petitions of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia -- one for re-cross examination of the investigation officer of Zia Charitable Trust graft case while another for scrutinising the case dairy.

  • HC asks for list of tanners in 3 weeks

    The High Court yesterday directed the industries secretary to submit before it within three weeks the list of names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital.

  • HC curbs construction of makeshift shops in Motijheel

    The High Court issues a restriction on construction of some makeshift shops on the footpaths in Motijheel area of Dhaka.

  • HC seeks list of Hazaribagh tanners

    The High Court today directs the industries secretary to submit before it in three weeks the list containing names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running tannery industries in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka.

  • HC okays biometric SIM registration

    The High Court clears way for mobile operators to continue biometric registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards amid widespread skepticism. It orders authorities to “strongly protect” customer data obtained in this process and told mobile operators to strongly follow telecom regulator’s directives in this regard.

  • HC issues rule for recovering stolen BB money

    The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks as to why it should not be directed to take necessary steps to recover the money stolen from Bangladesh Bank.

  • JMB man given jail for life over Laxmipur court bomb attack

    The Supreme Court sentences an activist of a banned militant outfit to imprisonment until death in two cases filed over bomb attack at a Laxmipur court in 2005.

  • Proceedings of 72 cases against star editor stayed

    The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • Ekramul murder: SC cancels Minar’s HC bail order

    The Supreme Court today cancels the High Court order that had granted bail to BNP leader Mahtab Uddin Minar in Feni’s Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque murder case.

  • Arrest order for 3 tannery owners

    The High Court yesterday issued arrest warrants against three tannery owners for not implementing its 2001 judgment on relocation of the factories from the capital's Hazaribagh to Savar and for not appearing before it despite summons.

  • HC verdict on biometric SIM registration Tuesday

    High Court will deliver Tuesday its verdict on a writ against biometric re-registration and registration for mobile phone’s subscriber identity module (SIM) cards.

  • Arrest warrant for 3 Hazaribagh tannery owners

    The High Court issues arrest warrant against three Hazaribagh tannery owners for not moving their factories to Savar and not appearing before court despite a summons order.

  • Graft case: 13-yr jail term for Maya remains

    The Supreme Court upholds 13 years’ jail for Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya.

  • Zia charitable graft: HC clears way for Khaleda’s trial

    The High Court clears the way for a lower court to continue the trial proceedings against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

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    DMP info collection: SC wants decision on legality by May 31

    Supreme Court asks High Court to give its decision by May 31 on a ruling over the legality of collecting information from the tenants by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

  • Why 40 freedom fighters not included in gazette, HC questions

    The High Court questions ed the legality of the government’s action of not including the names of 40 freedom fighters of Pabna’s Sujanagar upazila in the gazette notification.